Commentary

Memories of the Newseum and thoughts about its role as it...

Now here's a sad news lede to report: the Newseum is closing forever in just a few days.  The museum dedicated to the Freedom of...

The case against the death penalty, and why Ohio should end...

Ohio continues to be unable to execute people because the pharmaceutical industry refuses to supply the necessary drugs. In fact, those companies have said they...

Bail reform needs to be more than words on paper

The Supreme Court of Ohio is still in the process of amending Criminal Rule 46, the rule that governs bail-setting practices for all state...

How local governments can create high-paying jobs for residents

How do local governments create living wage and high-paying jobs for residents of neighborhoods of concentrated poverty?  One tool we have are business incentives, or,...

The power of a platform: Joe Burrow, the Heisman and food...

Athens native Joe Burrow won the 2019 Heisman trophy Saturday and used his national platform to highlight poverty and food insecurity in Southeast Ohio: “Coming...

Ohio has a caregiving crisis — let’s talk about it

What do you think of when you hear paid family leave? Much of this week’s news coverage has highlighted policies that help new parents...

Trump Administration’s food stamp rule change will make many Ohioans go...

No one should have to choose between food, paying their rent or going to the doctor. In Ohio, over 1.69 million people struggle with...

Struggling public schools and districts need our investment, not F’s

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signaled recently that he is open to changing the A-F report card system for public schools and districts in our...

How gerrymandering brings about extreme Ohio laws that don’t reflect majority...

Recent gun and abortion bills the latest examples For decades, Ohio has been the quintessential battleground state. But in the last 10 years, Ohio has...

Why is autism excluded from medical cannabis treatments in Ohio when...

My name is Tiffany Carwile, and I am the founder and director of advocacy for the Autism Alliance of Ohio. At the end of...
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